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Crew members of the first B-29 bomber to land at Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945

Caption     Crew members of the first B-29 bomber to land at Yontan Airfield, Okinawa, Japan, 1945 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps Claude R. Canup Collection
Identification Code   COLL/5361
More on...   
B-29 Superfortress   Main article  Photos  
Yontan Airfield   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 10 Apr 1945
Photos at Same Place Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
19 Apr 2019 08:50:19 AM

Left to right:
Lieutenant William E. Robertson
Captain Robert Cordray
Lieutenant Eugene Ryan
Lieutenant Milton Frye
Lieutenant Robert Meisner
Corporal Joe Vasuta
Corporal Clayton VanDeVen
Corporal James Thompson
Corporal Marshall Fine
Technical Sergeant Robert Weirich
Staff Sergeant Joseph Merin

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WW2-Era Place Name Yomitan, Okinawa, Japan
Lat/Long 26.3936, 127.7467
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